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Brunswick, ME, United States
I took down my Christmas tree after the holiday and used bungee cords to secure it to a tree outdoors. Attaching homemade suet balls to the tree was the last step. They had to be semi-thawed to form them on the branches but they solidified quickly in the bitter cold. The Blue Jays and Downys found the cache with no problem… so did the squirrels! I had no problem getting interesting photos from my bedroom window.
Category 6: Sweet for Suet
Species: Downy Woodpecker
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